• Precious Lives Creator / Producer

    Brad Lichtenstein - Executive Producer

    Brad is the president of 371 Productions, a company that makes media for the common good. He has been making documentaries...

  • Global Economist

    Dr. Abdur Chowdhury is the Chair of the Economics Department at Marquette University and serves on the academic advisory council for the Federal Reserve Bank in Chicago. Prior...

  • Essayist

    Alexandra Rosas is a contributing author to the HerStories Project as well as other anthologies. She writes for the The Huffington Post and is the Milwaukee GrandSLAM storytelling champion for TheMoth and proudly presents with them as a...

  • Playwright, Performer

    Playwright and performer Alvaro Saar Rios holds an MFA in Writing for the Stage & Screen from Northwestern University. Rios is the co-founder of a national touring performance troupe,

  • Dining Critic

    Ann Christenson is dining critic for Milwaukee Magazine and writes the Dish On Dining blog.


  • Animal / Animal Welfare Contributor

    Anne Reed is executive director of the Wisconsin Humane Society, the state’s largest animal welfare organization and writes a

  • Foreign Policy Contributor

    Arthur I. Cyr is Director of the Clausen Center for World Business and Clausen Distinguished Professor at Carthage College in Kenosha. Previously he was President of the Chicago World Trade Center, the Vice President of the Chicago Council on...

  • Essayist, Freelance Writer

    Avi Lank was an award-winning reporter and columnist at the Milwaukee Sentinel and Journal Sentinel for more than 35 years and is the co-author of The Man Who Painted the Universe, the story of a planetarium in the...

  • Essayist

    Barry Wightman is a writer - he's a novelist, blogger, business writer, book reviewer - a multi-purpose scribe. He is also a professional voiceover talent, which means that he gets to...

  • It's Alright, Ma, It's Only Music Host

    Bob Reitman started his radio career at WUWM in 1966, when he started hosting a poetry show called Sense Waves. He later served as the host of an alternative music show called It’s Alright, Ma, It’s Only Music. The title of...